Citizenship

Professor Grigori Kliucharev presenting as part of the WISERD Cardiff lunchtime seminar series

Civic engagement in Russia

Posted on 24th May 2017 by

Professor Grigori Kliucharev recently presented as part of the WISERD Cardiff lunchtime seminar series. His presentation, ‘Social and political participation in building democracy in Russia: The role of literacy programmes and educational reforms’, is based on research data on literacy, and social and political participation in Russia. This was conducted in 2014-2016 by Professor Grigori
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Democracy & Dragons: How do we Teach Citizenship Education in Continually Devolving Wales?

Posted on 1st September 2015 by

A recent review of the national curriculum for Wales has called for a radical reimagining of how curriculum is to be conceptualised, enacted and assessed (Welsh Government, 2015). Currently, citizenship education in Wales is philosophically framed by the Curriculum Cymreig, an initiative to develop a “Welsh ethos” in schools in Wales and delivered through the
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Party Promises and Voluntarism

Posted on 21st May 2015 by

How does attention to the Third Sector in Parties’ 2015 Westminster Election Manifestos compare to previous post-war ballots? Compared to issues like the economy, employment, education and health, the voluntary (or “third”) sector is not a topic that is likely to swing the results of a general election. That said, party pledges on the third
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